Historic Photos Blog Post Archive

Friday, October 23, 2015

Historic Photos / Set # 54

Please Note: The art of photography has the ability to expose brutality and provide evidence of the utter failure of humanity.  Some Images may be disturbing...

Photo Bomb - A meter maid crashes a fashion show staged by fashion designer Ossie Clark on the streets of London, drawing the attention of press photographers gathered there, Fulham Road, London 1967.

Standing Guard, Korea, Photo by Harold Feinstein 1951.

German troops prepare for victory parade after the invasion of Poland – 1939.

Emperor Hirohito addresses a crowd at Hiroshima, December 7th, 1947.  

Ernest Hemingway poses with a Cape Buffalo he shot in 1953.

Final dress rehearsal practice maneuvers for the “D-Day” Invasion - April 25th 1944.

The Shah and the Queen of Iran are sharing a ride with Walt Disney during their visit of Disneyland, 1962.

Crowd listens outside radio shop at Greenwich and Dey Streets for news on President Kennedy's condition - November 22nd 1963.

German pilot Matthias Rust’s Cessna after flying from Finland and landing in Moscow’s Red Square, 28 May 1987.

A Texas Blues family plays outside a store in San Antonio, Texas / Photo by Henri Cartier-Bresson – 1947.

Australian soldiers from the 7th Field Company of Australian Engineers posing at the entrance of a bunker system under Hill 63 known as the Catacombs in the Messines sector, Belgium, January 22, 1918. 

Hitler poses with 10 of his best military commanders during World War II - 

People congregate to watch the first television in Gozo, Sister Island of Malta, 1958.

A navy photographer snapped this photograph of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, just as the USS Shaw exploded - December 7, 1941.

Leaping the Chasm - Ashley Bennett, son of photographer H.H. Bennett, jumping to Stand Rock – 1886. Wisconsin Historical Society.

A humble Robert F. Kennedy on the campaign trail, Buffalo, New York - Photo by Cornell Capa - 1964.

German soldiers captured at the Battle of Bastogne, Belgium - December 1944.

Girls waiting for The Beatles’s lunchtime session, at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, United Kingdom - Circa 1961.

Dissecting room, Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia – 1902.

A 17 year old Marcus Serjeant shoots six blank rounds from a starting pistol at the Queen Elizabeth II during a parade in London – 1981.  Quickly subdued and arrested he shouted…"I wanted to be famous, I wanted to be a somebody"  He was charged with treason and sentenced to five years of prison.  Upon release he changed his name and started his life over.

Whittier, California Fire Department in 1904.

A woman in the neighborhood of Dobrinja, Sarajevo crosses the street under Serb sniper fire, December 1992.

The superintendent and one of the spinners, Catawba Cotton Mills, Newton, North Carolina. Others smaller still. Ten boys and girls this size and smaller out of a force of 40 employees. Photo by Lewis Wikes Hine – 1908.

Geronimo and his warriors. One of the only known photos of Indian combatants still in the field who had not yet surrendered to the United States Photo by  C. S. Fly, March 1886.

Thousands of North Korean refugees climb over the skeleton of a bridge on the Taedong River that runs through the city of Pyongyang, North Korea by Max Desfor December 4, 1950. 

British Troops leave Dublin for the last time after Ireland being declared a free state 1922.

Fanny Duberly who travelled along with British troops throughout the Crimean War, is seen here with her husband Captain Henry Duberly in Crimea, 1885. 

Additional References____________________________________ 
Special thanks to the following additional online collection sources and archives... Tumblr, Pinterest, Shorpy, Life Magazine, Historical Times, Reddit,  Histoire-fanatique, Getty Images, Harris & Ewing, The Nifty Fifties, Farm Security Administration, Classicland, History Wars, Historic Photo, Houk Gallery, Mundovigilia, Those Old Times, The Story in Pictures, National Photo Company, Office of War Information, United States Armed Forces, NASA, Detroit Publishing Company... 

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